Newdorf Legal announced that it is growing to better serve its clients.
San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) July 16, 2010
Newdorf Legal, one of the San Francisco Bay Area's leading litigation boutique firms, announced that it is growing to better serve its clients. The firm has added a senior litigation attorney and senior paralegal.
Vicki Van Fleet has joined the firm as a Senior Associate. Previously, Van Fleet worked as Vice President and Senior Corporate Counsel in the Office of Corporate Counsel at Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. and as a litigation associate at firms in New York and Boston.
Katherine Debski has joined the firm as a Senior Paralegal. Previously, Debski worked at Armstrong, Callan & Shiu, LLP in San Jose, Calif., and Disability Rights Advocates in Berkeley, Calif.
Van Fleet is an accomplished attorney with more than two decades of experience. Her broad range of client work has included advising financial institutions, representing clients in court hearings and proceedings, and drafting and negotiating contracts. She has handled cases in diverse legal areas including corporate law, entertainment law, employment law, product liability, lender liability, and general civil litigation.
Van Fleet graduated from McGill University in Montreal and received her J.D. from the New York University School of Law in 1984.
Debski is a seasoned paralegal with over seven years of litigation experience in state and federal courts. She has assisted litigators in a variety of areas including labor and employment litigation, civil rights class action work, commercial litigation, and worker's compensation administrative proceedings.
Debski graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where she also attended law school.
Managing Attorney David Newdorf said: "We are fortunate to have added these accomplished and talented professionals to our litigation team. Vicki is a seasoned attorney with confidence and skill at handling complex legal issues at all stages, from pre-trial through appeal. Her substantial experience with corporate clients is an asset to our firm and our broad client base."
Newdorf said: "Katherine's broad litigation experience and her background working with municipal and corporate entities will benefit our client work in every area. We are glad to have her on board."
Newdorf Legal provides business and public-entity clients a small-firm approach to tackle big problems. When business executives and public officials face complex legal challenges, they turn to Newdorf Legal for advice and representation.
Newdorf Legal handles business and public entity litigation throughout California. The firm practices at the trial and appellate levels in State and Federal courts, and also handles arbitrations and mediations. Newdorf Legal represents businesses, executives, financial institutions, investors, and public entities in contract disputes, business torts/interference with contract, joint venture/partnership claims, real property transactions, development rights, fraud, RICO and other commercial litigation.
Newdorf Legal represents clients in all phases of class actions, the State and Federal False Claims Act/Qui Tam cases, Unfair Practices/Unfair Competition Law (Business and Professions Code section 17200), False Advertising, and Consumer Legal Remedies Act cases.
Mr. Newdorf also has extensive experience in government entity representation in California. He represents local government in a variety of litigation matters, from commercial disputes to challenges to local ordinances, policies and practices. Newdorf Legal represents public entities, public officials and law enforcement officers in state and federal civil rights lawsuits, including suits under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 alleging unconstitutional statutes and policies, false arrest, excessive force and unlawful search and seizure.
For more information, please visit http://www.newdorflegal.com or call Mr. Newdorf directly at 415-357-1234.